In terms of landscapes, history, culture and cuisine, New Zealand and China couldn’t be more different. Experience the difference during the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism.

Visiting New Zealand

Click through to the Chinese-language sites and resources below.

Plan your trip

Find out all you need to know to plan your visit to New Zealand(external link)

Learn more about New Zealand’s regions(external link)

Download a map of tourist information centres around the country(external link)

Visa information

Chinese citizens wishing to visit New Zealand as a tourist require a visitor visa.

Find out more(external link)

Advice for new arrivals

If you are new to New Zealand find out about Police and your rights with them. Get advice on crime prevention.
Contact ethnic liaison officers working in your community.

Driving in New Zealand

Driving in New Zealand can be very different to driving at home.

New Zealanders drive on the left-hand side of the road, some of our roads are narrow, windy and have loose gravel. It’s not unusual to see sheep or cattle on roads in rural areas.

You need to give yourself plenty of time to reach your destination, and to understand New Zealand road rules and signs.

Find out more(external link)

Biosecurity rules

There are strict rules about what food and other items you can bring in to New Zealand.

Find out more [PDF, 3.1 MB]

Visiting China

Visit the China National Tourist Office website for information on visiting China(external link)

Find out about tourist visas(external link)